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June 4th

11 vacancies confirmed at East Oktibbeha

June 4, 2013

Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley confirmed that the district had a total of 17 teacher vacancies going into the district’s Monday meeting, including 11 at East Oktibbeha County High School.

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Supervisors to consider HS funding

June 4, 2013

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors approved a request from the Oktibbeha County Humane Society to consider providing the organization more funding.

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Aldermen to consider landscape ordinance

June 4, 2013

While the general election looms over mayoral candidates Parker Wiseman, the Democratic incumbent, and Dan Moreland, Republican challenger, business goes on in Starkville. The Board of Aldermen will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the upstairs community development office of City Hall.

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June 3rd

SPIRIT OF OKTIBBEHA - SA teacher dedicated to life of selflessness

June 3, 2013

Of all the adjectives one could use to describe Barb Adkins, dedicated might be the best. An active member in the community, Adkins has participated heavily in the Starkville Area Arts Council and Pilot Club in addition to her responsibilities as a ninth- and 11th-grade English teacher and adviser at Starkville Academy.

But to many, she’s so much more than that.

OCSD to discuss consolidation

June 3, 2013

Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley will discuss school district consolidation at a regular monthly meeting at noon today in the district’s office, following two called meetings held May 14 and May 22 to deal with matters related to personnel and student transfers.

May 31st

Power costs to rise in summer

May 31, 2013

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Boys State week nears end

May 31, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of articles tracking local delegates’ journeys trough Mississippi Boys State.

May 30th

Ward 4 hearing postponed

May 30, 2013

SDN staff

A Friday morning hearing to review the results of the Ward 4 Democratic primary alderman race between candidates John Gaskin and Jason Walker has been postponed.

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Census indicates growth

May 30, 2013

By MARY GARRISON
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Recent population estimate numbers indicate a steady population growth in Starkville and Oktibbeha County, according to a U.S. Census report.

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City prepares for NCAA regional

May 30, 2013

By ALEX HOLLOWAY
reporter@starkvilledailynews.com

City workers were busy planting new flowers and hanging signs along Main Street and the adjoining areas on Thursday morning in preparation for the weekend’s NCAA baseball regional at Mississippi State University. Banners welcomed visitors to the town, using the city’s signature “Mississippi’s College Town” tagline.

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